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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


In the late 1950s, Gaitonde began departing from Klee's lyrical colours and lines towards a nonrepresentational- or "non-objective," as he preferred to call it - mode of painting. In the artistic milieu of that time, figuration was more popular, and Gaitonde was one of the few artists who moved towards abstraction, although he repeatedly rejected that term. Between 1957-1958, Gaitonde explored a brief phase in printmaking. Two of the works he...



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  Lot 50 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
$1,380,000
Rs 9,52,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (on the reverse); inscribed 'GAITONDE' and dated indistinctly (on the stretcher on the reverse)
1958
Oil on canvas
29.75 x 24.75 in (75.5 x 62.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Collection of Urmila and the late Gunvant Mangaldas

PUBLISHED
Vasudev Santu Gaitonde: Sonata of Light, Mumbai: Bodhana Arts and Research Foundation (forthcoming, illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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